Beethoven's sole opera, the story of a woman determined to rescue her husband from execution, is given a splendid presentation in this production by the Hamburg State Opera. The skilled cast includes Hans Sotin, Theo Adam, Anja Silja, and Lucia Popp; Leopold Ludwig conducts the Hamburg Philharmonic State Orchestra and the Chorus of the Hamburg State Opera. 115 min. Standard; Soundtrack: German Dolby Digital mono; Subtitles: English, French, German, Italian, Spanish. In German with English subtitles.